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The Economist reports on Occupy Archive

December 20, 2011 Uncategorized No Comments

The Economist spoke with Sharon Leon, director of the Center for the History of New Media, an ActArc collaborator, regarding the center’s Occupy Archive:

“What we’re doing is preserving a post-print movement,” Ms Leon says. She expects the site will be useful for future historians of social movements. “It’s hard to tell what scholarly output will be in the end, but we felt the Occupy protests were large enough to preserve them.”

Full Link: www.economist.com/blogs/prospero/2011/12/documenting-occupy-protests